(September 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (story editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Sleuth Who Never Failed (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Inspector Hawkins
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sleuth Who Never Failed! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Al Schwartz (as Alvin Schwartz)
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Inspector Hawkins (introduction); Lois Lane
Synopsis
Inspector Hawkins tries to trap Clark Kent into revealing he is Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes.

Ideas, themes and plot devices from this story form the basis for most of the "Lois Lane thinks Clark Kent is Superman" stories of the next two decades.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Johnny Mize (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rhyming Horse! (Table of Contents: 5)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Schwartz
Pencils
Stan Kaye
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Captive Seals! (Table of Contents: 7)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill
Synopsis
Bill captures a gang of seal poachers in the Arctic.
Keywords
ice; kayaks; poaching; seals

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

K Is the Letter for Kangaroo (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Indian Sign (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Ballard
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Sunshine Nelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan
Pencils
Jack Callahan
Inks
Jack Callahan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's bright li'l me...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look here, Daffy, you've been owing me...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Book That Was Too Real! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; Stuff

Here's a Fact Magazine with Superman Punch! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Real Fact Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Magic -- Past or Present! (Table of Contents: 17)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
William White (as W. F. White)
Inks
William White (as W. F. White)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Avoid These "Booby Traps" in Your Home! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sleuth Who Never Failed
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Sleuth Who Never Failed!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  5. 4. Johnny Mize
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Rhyming Horse!
    Hayfoot Henry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. The Case of the Captive Seals!
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. K Is the Letter for Kangaroo
  11. 10. Indian Sign
  12. 11. ["That's bright li'l me..."]
    Sunshine Nelly
  13. 12. ["Look here, Daffy, you've been owing me..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. The Book That Was Too Real!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. Here's a Fact Magazine with Superman Punch!
    Real Fact Comics
  17. 16. Supermen of America
  18. 17. Magic -- Past or Present!
    Zatara
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. How to Avoid These "Booby Traps" in Your Home!
    Eveready
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